Anti-vaxxer Instagram model is slammed for bizarre Covid rant

'You are spreading absolute garbage': Anti-vaxxer Instagram model Libby Powell, 28, (pictured) has slammed for bizarre Covid rant as she claims the jab 'isn't safe' and 'getting the virus isn't as bad as lockdown'
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Anti-vaxxer model is slammed after launching a RIDICULOUS rant about Covid – claiming vaccines are part of a secret government conspiracy to ‘control the population’

Fitness model Libby Powell has joined the ranks of Australian Z-list celebrities promoting anti-vaxxer nonsense online. 

The Cairns mother-of-one, 28, sparked backlash on Tuesday after she uploaded a Instagram video of herself ranting about Covid-19 and the vaccine. 

Speaking to her 1.1million followers, the bikini model claimed getting getting Covid ‘isn’t as bad as being stuck in lockdown’ and falsely declared the vaccine ‘isn’t safe’. 

‘You are spreading absolute garbage’: Anti-vaxxer Instagram model Libby Powell, 28, (pictured) has slammed for bizarre Covid rant as she claims the jab ‘isn’t safe’ and ‘getting the virus isn’t as bad as lockdown’ 

‘It just worries me so much and that’s why I’m so hesitant to get it. I also don’t like the way the government is handling it all,’ she told the camera while sitting in her car.  

‘I feel like they are pushing us all into one corner, saying that we need to have the vaccine, otherwise we’re not going to be able to travel,’ the bodybuilder ranted. 

‘Like, I don’t like that s**t! Like, who are they to tell what we put in our body Like, I think it’s so f**king wrong and it makes me so mad.’ 

The Cairns mother-of-one, sparked backlash on Tuesday after she uploaded a Instagram video of herself ranting about Covid-19 and the vaccine

The Cairns mother-of-one, sparked backlash on Tuesday after she uploaded a Instagram video of herself ranting about Covid-19 and the vaccine

The brunette, whose home state of Queensland has managed to avoid prolonged lockdowns since the spread of Delta, went on to question whether Covid restrictions are even necessary. 

‘They literally need to stop these lockdowns because in my opinion, these lockdowns are way worse than actually Covid itself,’ she whined. 

‘Like, I don’t know how Sydney and Melbourne and anywhere else in the world that are going through these really strict lockdowns are surviving.

'Like, I don't like that s**t!' Speaking to her 1.1million followers, the bikini model bizarrely claimed that getting getting Covid 'isn't as bad as being stuck in lockdown' and that the vaccine 'isn't safe'

‘Like, I don’t like that s**t!’ Speaking to her 1.1million followers, the bikini model bizarrely claimed that getting getting Covid ‘isn’t as bad as being stuck in lockdown’ and that the vaccine ‘isn’t safe’ 

Nonsense: Libby continued to question the efficacy of the life-saving Covid vaccine in a subsequent Instagram Story Q&A with fans

Nonsense: Libby continued to question the efficacy of the life-saving Covid vaccine in a subsequent Instagram Story Q&A with fans

'I believe this to [sic]': Libby also agreed with a fan who believes the 'majority of people have probably already had Covid without realising it'

‘I believe this to [sic]’: Libby also agreed with a fan who believes the ‘majority of people have probably already had Covid without realising it’ 

Conspiracy theories: She also bizarrely claimed that the vaccination rollout could be a secret government conspiracy to 'control the population'

Conspiracy theories: She also bizarrely claimed that the vaccination rollout could be a secret government conspiracy to ‘control the population’ 

‘Like, I don’t know how you guys are providing for your families.’ 

Libby continued to question the efficacy of the life-saving Covid vaccine in a subsequent Instagram Story Q&A with fans. 

‘How can people come up with a cure that quickly, where [sic] are the stats that it works?’ a commenter wrote, to which Libby – who has no medical training- replied: ‘So true!’ 

Slammed: The bikini model was promptly slammed by followers for spreading misinformation and scientifically-bankrupt ideas about health and vaccines

Slammed: The bikini model was promptly slammed by followers for spreading misinformation and scientifically-bankrupt ideas about health and vaccines 

She also made the ridiculous claim that the vaccination rollout could be a secret government conspiracy to ‘control the population’.  

The bikini model was promptly slammed by followers for spreading misinformation and scientifically-bankrupt ideas about health and vaccines. 

‘The lockdowns are worse than Covid? Surely you’re taking the p**s…,’ one wrote.  

'Surely you're taking the p**s': Online users didn't mince words as they slammed Libby's claims

‘Surely you’re taking the p**s’: Online users didn’t mince words as they slammed Libby’s claims 

‘Stop spreading misinformation. You are not a healthcare professional,’ another added. 

The coronavirus vaccine is a safe and vital measure being taken to protect the community from the spread of the virus.

Covid-19 can cause serious illness, ongoing health problems and even death.

The vaccines being rolled out in Australia are designed to ensure that even if you do contract Covid, you won’t get seriously ill. 

Essential: Covid-19 can cause ongoing health problems and even death. The vaccines being rolled out in Australia ensure that even if you do contract Covid, you won't get seriously ill

Essential: Covid-19 can cause ongoing health problems and even death. The vaccines being rolled out in Australia ensure that even if you do contract Covid, you won’t get seriously ill 

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